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that forced c.i.a. director petraus to resign. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on what were termed "potentially inappropriate" e- mails and documents, and we examine if and when the white house and congress should have been alerted. >> ifill: then, the senate and the house of representatives get back to work. judy woodruff looks at the long list of challenges ahead. >> brown: one item on the agenda is the so-called fiscal cliff , and that was the focus of a white house meeting today with liberal leaders. we talk with two participants. >> ifill: plus, from "our food for nine billion" series, special correspondent mary kay magistad reports on china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. it has transformed lives and diets over the past 30 years meat con suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the
chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
other big breaking news story we're following this afternoon. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown learns his fate for a federal bank fraud charge. >> his sentence includes two years probation, half a year of home detention. hundreds of hours of community service and a day in police custody. brown also got his sentence for a misdemeanor campaign finance charge at d.c. superior court today and that's where we find tom sherwood live with the latest on brown's long day of legal proceedings. tom? >> just a short time ago, brown was right here in d.c. superior court. he was shackled in chains on his hands and feet. he appeared before a judge on his misdemeanor conviction. earlier today, he faced a different judge on the felony that forced him from office. >> step back and give him room. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loans. he even faxed the phony documents. he was back in federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced but not before he told the judge he had
brown has been sentenced to one day in jail. >> this is the first of the two hearings for kwame brown. john gonzalez during those from out of the courthouse. >> cynnÉ and steve, won a court house down, one to go for kwame brown. he has been sentenced moments ago. he was sentenced to one day in jail followed by six months home detention with an ankle bracelet followed by supervised probation for two years. the sentencing will begin as soon as he is sentenced at a d.c. superior court later this afternoon. this for a campaign finance charge. the judge made it clear that kwame brown will remain in custody of united states marshals today and will not be released before the sentencing. brown did break down as saying he is truly sorry for his or contact. and words cannot express thewhat he is feeling. when he spoke of his children, that is when he began to cry. of course, kwame is being said today on a federal bank charge. back in june, he amended that he lied and forged signatures to get a personal loan. he then stepped down as the chairman. these loans were more than $160,000. and another
investigated. >>> incumbent senator scott brown of massachusetts who lost to elizabeth warren is calling on his republican party to move to the middle. >> we need to be a larger party. i'm a pro-choice moderate republican, there's a vanishing breed. you know that now. you've lost joe lieberman, richard lugar, kent conrad, me, olympia snowe. that group in the middle, it's vanishing and there are on both sides there are extremes as you all know kind of pushing back against the middle. i've always felt that that group in the middle is, quite frankly, the most powerful group because they're able to get to that 60-vote fleshhold and get things done so i'm hopeful we'll be a more tolerant, you know, open-minded party. >> there is speculation that brown could make another run for national if president obama names senator john kerry to his cabinet as a possible secretary of state or perhaps defense secretary. senator brown is also rumored to be a contender for massachusetts governor in 2014 but he insists his immediate future is focused outside of politics. >> my job is to make sure there is a smooth t
. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast rapist backs out of an expected guilty plea. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keuri
. >>> a look now at our top stories. former d.c. councilman kwame brown will not be going to jail. brown is back in his d.c. home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, a federal judge sentenced him to six months of home detention, two years probation and 480 hours of community service. a d.c. superior court suspect papped 30-day jail sentence. brown needed guilty in june for campaign finance violation and to falsifying loan documents for his home and boat. >>> three people are recovering after being shot ensued a convenience store in northeast. this happened last night at benning road and 44th street. the suspect is on the loose. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. we do have new information coming from d.c. police this morning. they say they do have some leads on this case but the suspect was actually sitting inside his vehicle here at the bp gas station and then you can see the marketplace convenience store. the suspect was caught on video apparently firing those shots, several rounds noshing the marketplace convenience store. firing those shots f
is monday, january 21st. >>> today former d.c. councilman kwame brown will begin six months of house arrest. a judge sentenced brown yesterday on a bank fraud charge. he pleaded guilty earlier this year to overstating his income when he applied for bank loans. he resigned from the d.c. council this summer. brown also received two years probation and has to complete 400 hours of community service. the judge also sentenced brown to one day in jail, which he served right away. >>> right after the break, a big arrival that's a sign of things to come. >>> today crews will deliver an 80 foot tall norway spruce to rockefeller center. it comes from mt. olive, new jersey. the tree lighting ceremony scheduled for november 28. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. here's meteorologist tom kierein with your cold forecast. tom? >> good morning. >>> your most important article of clothing hanging on the hook by the door, your winter coat, and you'll need it. we are at or below freezing the entire region. down into the teens, some of the portions of eastern west virginia. closer to washington, we'r
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders morell a leading candidate to replace petraeus at the cia. now paula broadwell and jill kelly two women involved here are not making any statements to the press so far. general allen is considering making a statement. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. >>> jill kelley is well-known in social circles for her work with the military community. kelly and her husband often hosted partie
in the case. >>> today former d.c. chairman kwame brown will find out if he's headed to prison. brown admitted to lying on an application to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison, but the prosecution is only asking for six days behind bars followed by three years of supervised release. brown will also be sentenced today in d.c. superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge too. >>> opening statements in a murder case involving a bowie state university student. alexis simpson is accused of stabbing her roommate dominique fraser to death last year. the two
d.c. council chair kwame brown. he'll be sentenced in two different courtrooms for two different charges. first brown will learn his fate for a federal bank charge he pled guilty to in june and admitted he lied on applications to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison. prosecutors are asking the judge to sentence him to just six days in jail because he has been cooperative. brown will also be sentenced in superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge as well. >>> four minutes after the hour. today the trial will begin for a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. alexis simpson is accused o stabbing her roommate dominique frazier in september of last year. the two got into an argument over the volume of an ipod. simpson's attorney says she was acting in self-defense and shouldn't be charged with murder. >>> in about five hours, we expect d.c. to announce that more than a dozen schools will be closing for good. schools chancellor khai ya henderson will make the announcement at 8:
. >> kwame brown just serve a couple hours behind bars a after pleading guilty in two separate cases. he did not speak to reporters after spending about six hours in jail. he pleaded guilty to federal bank charges. he did received no jail time after pleading guilty for a finance charge. >> i think he should serve the time just like any other ordinary person. >> that is not right at all. >> kwame brown will be under house arrest for six months. will have to perform 480 hours of community service as well. and more than the dinner residents are prepared to handle whenever mother nature throws the way. >> they will be speaking about a snow assistance program. >> and the metropolitan washington board will meet today. 911 service was down four hours of the storm and after back of generators failed. the board will hear more about what verizon and regulatory agencies are going to prevent a similar situation in the future. it is 4:50 right now. 36 degrees. >> coming up, more good news for the nationals. why davey johnson -- welcome back. that a good morning to bundle up. >> it is clear out of there a
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
>> new twists in the sex scandal. american general caught up. >> kwame brown will find out his punishment today after being -- guilty to a federal bank fraud charges. ♪ >> move over a backup blast, be a newms to theender for worst song of year. rebecca black. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. thatat would we do youtube. >> good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. thet will be slow going on road i am sure. we will check in with steve and a second. the weatheryou headlines. down as we coming speak and will continue through good part of the morning. get past the noon hour and that drive up and we thissee clearing afternoon. temperature-wise we are back below average. hope you enjoyed that 72 degrees yesterday afternoon. at doppler a look radar. you can see the rain is across the area. off to the west is worry heavier showers are. mostly white and moderate rain. at 9:00 a.m., 47 and rain. noon, 51 and may be a stray showers. your seven-day in just a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traf
qualmie brown will be sentenced on bank charges. >> also campaign violation charges which he will be sentenced for this afternoon. melanie is live outside the u.s. district court now with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we all know brown was a rising political star. in 2004 he became the first person living east to win a city council seat. he rose in power taking the council chairman step in 2010 at the age of 40. federal prosecutors say after today, he will have no political office and be unemployed. he pleaded guilty in june. false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for 39 foot boat. also forged the signature of a friend to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit. 2008 re-election campaign kwauled to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. on those federal charges brown's original plea called for 6 month sentence. prosecutors believe a 6 day jail sentence plus three years of supervised probation would be appropriate
. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty in a court room. aaron thomas is accused of attacking more than a hundred women from virginia to connecticut. >>> it is coming up on 6:35. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> she's talking about -- i would say a surprise regarding some new wheels. >> that's right. this is a huge surprise for a lot of folks. motor friend is out with its car of the year. and it's one very few of us would ever be able to afford. they picked model f -- the tesla model s ranges in price up to $100,000. the plug-in luxury model s topped the list of con
local schools will be shut down for good. >>> and former d.c. councilman kwame brown heads to court. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news. >>> the top military general in afghanistan now involved in the scandal that cost cia director general david petraeus his job. the fbi looking into e-mails between general john allen and a friend of petraeus. how they found out about them, we'll talk about in ten minutes. >>> it is rainy and cold. so we sent storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein out on the weather deck to tell us all about it. >> it's all digital until i see it. it is coming down. and it is cold. we've got a blustery wind blowing at 15, 20 miles an hour, and it is wet all over the place. a lot of leaves came down with the gusty winds overnight when the cold front came through at 1:00 this morning. right now storm team 4 radar showing a lot of the heavier rain is north of the washington, and the area in the yellow is moderate rain along the frederick, montgomery county line into western howard county. that is passing northeast and
out at massachusetts senator scott brown mocking brown's calls for bipartisanship as a joke, describing brown as one of the most partisan senators ever to serve. >>> we now know which political office may be sought by another member of the bush family, george p. bush. his father, former florida governor jeb bush, confirms in a letter to potential donors that his son is considering a run for texas land commissioner. >>> that birth removement didn't work out so well. now conservative group decided to ramp things up using robo calls to rally for president obama's impeachment barely a week after his re-election. >> our only recourse now is to move forward with the full impeachment of president obama. we suspect that obama is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and is laying ground for impeachment as laid out in the constitution. >>> finally, nate silver might be going hollywood. "the new york times" 538 blogger who redikted the obama victory says he's been approached with offers from tv producers and talent agents. we knew that was coming. >> and that's your morning dish of "
. >>> as long as kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won't go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with
chair kwame brown will have to serve any jail time. in june he pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on loan applications. in d.c. superior court, he admitted to a misdemeanor campaign finance violation. prosecutors are only asking brown spend six days in jail for bank fraud. then three years on probation but brown's attorney said his client has suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> it is 5:34. if you're just waking up, good morning. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica is back and it could cost you more to buy a new set of wheels. >> that's right. definitely something you need to know about before you head to the used car lots want we're talking about is used car buyers could be paying more because of sandy. prices are expected to jump as much as $1,000 per vehicle across the country in the wake of the superstorm. our partners after "u.s.a. today" report that up to 250,000 cars were lost due to flooding and other problems. now of course they need to be replaced. before the storm prices had been drifting lower so that's a good thing. sandy also affected
website, wusa9.com. derek? >>> former chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and campaign finance laws. our introduce johnson -- bruce johnson has the story. >> reporter: this is file footage but right now about now kwame brown is being released from the custody of deputy u.s. marshals. he was giving a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown also given six months' home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the former chair won't talk to us, can you share with us how is he feeling? what's the disposition? >> oh wow. you know i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed. you know first in himself. and the situation that he finds himself in. and all it means. i mean he's really unhappy about this. absolutely. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council was also given 480 hours of visible commity service. after that he must serve two years supervised probation. >> that was bruce johnson reporting. meantime there was a startling development t
that took place there. -- rape that took place there. >> kwame brown has been sentenced to one day in jail for bank fraud. he was sentenced today in northwest washington after pleading guilty to the charge and a second proceeding. coming up tonight at 6:00, srd has been following this case. >> the sex scandal involving david petraeus has taken a new turn. the investigation is expanding. the man who took over for petraeus, general john allen, is also surrounded in scandal. >> suddenly, there is a lot more riding on this investigation. two commanders are under the microscope. petraeus is out as cia director. he replaced david petraeus in afghanistan. he is alongside him in this scandal. general john allen, 48 hours from confirmation, saw his hearings put on hold. >> you're going to watch this closely. -- we are going to watch this closely. >> the allegations that he sent hundreds of supposedly flirtatious, inappropriate e- mails to jill kellie, the same woman who sparked the petraeus investigation. allen has denied wrongdoing. >> i know she is a good mother and a good wife. i know what ever
for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown of sorts this morning. as long as he stays out of trouble, he won't spend time in jail for a campaign finance violation. a judge sentenced brown to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. earlier yesterday a federal judge sentenced hito one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. >>> a setback for prosecutors regarding the man called the east coast rapist. in a prince william county courtroom yesterday, suspect aaron thomas was expected to accept a plea deal. but when he appeared before the judge, he said he wasn't sure he knew what he was doing. so now it appears the case is headed for trial. thomas is charged with rape and abduction in an attack on three teenagers halloween night in 2009. >>> the acting chief executive of the long island power authority is resigning. it's effective at the end ever the year -- of the year. it comes amid growing backlash from superstorm sandy. new york governor andrew
postponed proposed tuition hikes. the move comes after requests from governor brown. he questioned the timing of raising tuition. uc system was looking at raising fees by as much as 35%. >> the petraeus scandal grows. now there's another woman and another general. the florida socialite who appears to be in the middle of it all. >> the bay area car company that was attacked during the presidential campaign caused a loser then. tonight celebrating a very big win. >> coming up, find out what a sunny, 72-degree day has to do with a big batch of rain heading toward the bay area. that's all coming up on or forecast. your forecast in about 6 minutes. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all, to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey, just 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgivi
with are frustrated by a fee proposal, especially a week after prop 30 passed. governor jerry brown scheduled to attend the csu board of trustees meeting that will happen later on today. they will likely be protests -- there are likely be protests. the frustration, fees. if student have more than certain number of students, they could face fees for repeating courses. the plan is to free up space to admit more than 16,000 knew students. one student i talked to said these fees could hurt. >> i could say the fees are definitely unfair. it's hard to sometimes be able to pay these fees and it gives us choices like what are we gonna do if we don't have the money? well, , if have the money, then we just -- if we don't have the money, then we just quit. it puts us in a position and it's not fair to us. >> reporter: csu says they view this more as a dearant and hope few -- deterrent and hope the students can do that. the board of trustees happening later this afternoon down in long beach. live in hayward, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> a man is recovering after being shot i
that there's no answer to. brian, thanks very much. >> all right, guys. >>> up next, senator scott brown weighs in on his election loss, the future of his party and what may be next for himself. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. so now's the time. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>> you need to be a larger party, i'm a pro-choice republican. it's a vanishing breed. you know that now. you lost joe lieberman, richard lugar, kent conned>>rad, olympi
. at the final senate debate, sherrod brown told me those changes in his mind are totally off the table. are either one of you for raising the retirement age in order to deal with medicare and social security? >> the answer is no and no. if you raise the retirement age for people, eligibility age for people, maybe if you dress like this and you're the state treasur treasurer, maybe it works but for a whole lot of working americans it doesn't. >> does it work for anybody? >> no, you don't. >> sherrod brown. he won in a swing state, folks. one more thing, "the new york times" reports some democrats are latching on to a proposal first float ed by mitt romney i order to raise taxes on the rich through a hard cap on income tax deductions. the cap is similar to proposal. instead create a bucket firm dollar amount instead of a percentage, say $35,000 a year would mean potentially more savings. finally, we made a few more things about the next year in the next 24 hours. will house minority leader nancy pelosi stay or go? pelosi has been coy about whether she plans to run for leader again. tonig
for them down ballot. this could actually create a problem. scott brown, now the defeated republican senator from massachusetts, lost to elizabeth warren convincingly a week ago today, would be a formidable candidate in a mid 2013 special election. democrats do have sort of a little bit of a cushion. they won seats last tuesday, they have a little senate cushion but i can tell you there's probably some grimaces about the idea if john kerry doesn't get state he'll get defense within senate democratic circles. >> a democratic governor who could appoint himself. >> right. >> or figure out some other way, could run for that office himself and run against scott brown and he would be a formidable candidate. they have some democrats in massachusetts who are possible candidates. but the other piece is susan rice. i have to tell you, be she is so popular with the white house, there is no question in my mind, i've never been more certain about a nomination or the intention to nominate. not just a trial balloon. but she is being blamed by many on the hill, democrats and republicans, and the whi
. scott brown did the same thing by the way. can i give a brief hurrah for my senator. that's senator professor warren. >> stephanie: what do you mean by that, willard thought he was a talk show host. >> caller: he started believing all these crazy people. i would point out that if he and scott brown both made the same mistake, the only common factor is eric fernstr oh om. you said romney was a dumber politician than dan quayle and sarah palin combined. >> caller: it's true. if all the stories are true of how stunned he was. i didn't think he was stupid. how does anybody interpret the polls as at least close, there is a possibility that you might loss. >> stephanie: whether you want to talk about blame the storm or chris christie, the president was ahead in all the battleground before that. >> caller: and forever. even after the first debate de debackel, which was allegedly the game changer. >> stephanie: you say how can democrats may republicans pay aside from dissociating myself from the comments. i mean, it's basically how they should deal with this fiscal cliff thing to start with
a flash flood had hit daly city. >> water rushing down a sandy hill covering the streets in a sea of brown mud. there was no rain today. this was all because of a water main break. it happened at around 4:30 this morning near looseain avenue, that is east of 280 near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez is in the neighborhood where people are still digging out of the mess tonight. joe? >> reporter: hi, dana. the mudslide came straight down this hill and as you can see, it virtually missed this entire neighborhood here. cars were the only casualties. >> it really sounded like a rushing river. >> reporter: when neighbors first heard it, they thought it might have been a rain storm and then they stepped outside and gawked. >> when you saw this rushing mudslide, what went through your mind? >> like oh, my gosh, god, please help us. >> reporter: it wasn't an act of god, it was an 8-inch pipeline that burst, blowing out a daly city hillside sending 45,000 gallons of water down a hill creating a massive mud fall that consumed a dozen cars along the avenue. the owners could only watch as the
a protest. at the request of governor brown they have postponed a vet for graduate students and they plan to increase tuition for next year. the measure approved by voters is supposed to save them $250 million. >>> this comes after lawsuits were filed from three former students including christian. she accused the school district of ignoring claims she was sexually abused by two teachers. the new policy requires all staff in charge of reporting a claim have to individually report it to police. >>> new charges have been filed against a man accused of killing and kidnapping teen sierra lemar. jeanine della vega live in morgan hill tells us what antolin garcia-torres is facing now, good morning, jeanine. >> reporter: they have confirmed antolin garcia-torres is facing three attempted kidnapping charges, three attempted carjackings at the safe ways here in morgan hill. i spoke to a group from safe way off camera and they tell me they have never forgotten about these attacks and this latest news comes after missing sierra lemar, police were able to gather evidence and link him to a string of a
weeks after the storm, thousands of people volunteer daily. sasha brown is one of the people who helps pack up supplies and deliver them to people in need. >> i'm just a new yorker helping out other new yorkers. >> reporter: his band finished touring so he borrowed the van and showed up here. who's paying for the gas? >> i am. the band is, they don't know it yet, but they are donating it. >> reporter: occupy has set up a hyperorganized system with a command center, a medic dispatch and car dispatch to organize drivers. there's a phone bank, kitchens that supply two hot meals a day and no shortage of helpers. they use twitter and facebook to match donation needs. and ups to dwliv supplies that have been carefully picked out. >> wonderful, thank you. >> reporter: with $400,000 in the bank and next to no overhead, all the money can go straight to relief efforts. every little bit helps. >> they're trying to help people to survive. >> reporter: no bureaucracy, and the occupy volunteers say that means no problem. katy tur, nbc news, new york. >>> that's our tuesday broadcast. thank you for b
, jerry brown's proposition 30 which is kind of similar to what's been going on here in washington right? he couldn't get anything through the legislature so he went to the people and got his plan passed. >> yes, people in california really got it. they want their children's futures secured. and they're willing to pay a bit more to make sure that our kids have the quality public education that california prides itself on. so it was an uphill battle of course but governor brown took the leadership to really push that prop 30 forward so the people of california have spoken. thank goodness. i hope that members of congress really understand that this is -- it is, bill, very similar to what happened. >> bill: yeah, it was a combination -- he didn't use all of the same rhetoric of president obama, the combination of spending cuts and tax increases and new revenue right? which has got to be the solution. >> absolutely. i think what we have to be careful of is that these cuts are proper cuts that they don't create havoc
to 17 rapes in four states. >> former dc chairman kwame brown was sentenced 6 months home detention, 2 years probation and 480 hours of community service. pleaded guilty of falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat. >> and new this morning, it is the end of the political road for george allen. former virginia governor says he won't run again. he lost to tim kaine last week in the race to retiring senator jim web. he was unseated by webb in 2006. >> we want to go back to the breaking news we told you about a few moments ago. the shooting investigation at a wal-mart in maryland. a 28-year-old man was shot at the scene. he has serious injuries but is expected to survive. remains unclear whether the shooting happened inside or outside the store which is just off the bw parkway. >> 10 minutes after the hour now. coming up, 20 public schools could soon be forced to close their doors. >> and a reminder drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to share the road. what police will be doing to get that message across. >> one of the world's most admired diamonds is sold. the rare stone and how mu
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